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2016 Finalists – Have You Ever Wondered...

FameLab Academy is a competition for Year 9 students in Gloucestershire sponsored in 2015 and 2016 by EDF Energy.

Students have just 3 minutes to explain a scientific topic in a dynamic and engaging way to a panel of judges. They are judged on content, clarity and charisma.

In 2016, the finalists covered topics ranging from static electricity to snakes and even the Kepler Space Telescope. View all videos in our FameLab Academy 2016 playlist on the Cheltenham Festivals YouTube channel or discover our nine finalists’ presentations below.

Sabrina Torris – 2016 Winner

Stem Cells: The Eureka Moment…
The Cotswold School


James Sykes – 2016 Runner-Up

Will Robots Ever Rule The World?
St Edward’s School


Lewis White – 2016 Runner-Up

Allergies
Dene Magna School


Scarlet Atherton – 2016 Finalist

Could A Zombie Apocalypse Actually Happen?
Millbrook Academy


Marcus Brisland – 2016 Finalist

Bionic, Biomimietric, Biomechanics
Rednock School


Daniel Felton – 2016 Finalist

Static Electricity
Wyedean School


Amy James – 2016 Finalist

Schizophrenia In Twins
Pate’s Grammar School


Benito Muszasty – 2016 Finalist

Snakes
Thomas Keble School


Flynn Sainty – 2016 Finalist

Kepler Space Telescope
Pittville School